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MEET OUR READERNATION WINNER

ReaderNation winner

 

Meet Sallie Gann. She was the lucky customer who won the $50.00 gift card to Amazon.com. Sallie said she really enjoyed participating in the program this summer and signed up because one our staff members suggested it. The book she is reading and recommending from this summer is Cutting for Stone: a novel by Abraham Verghese . Congratulations Sallie!!

SAVE MONEY ON MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS

In these tough economic times you can still enjoy the magazines you like without the price of a subscription. We have over 100 different magazines for adults, children, teens and Spanish language customers. So come in and check them out.

WOODEN RACE CAR CRAFT

Our final craft for the summer is assembling wooden race cars. Join us Tuesday, August 10 at 2:00 pm for this last fun activity. All materials are provided.

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END OF SUMMER PARTY!!!!

Hey boys and girls! The Reading Express is pulling into the station. It's time for the End of Summer Party. Join us Thursday, August 5 at 2:00 pm for a fantastic wrap up to a marvelous summer. Entertainment will be provided by Mr. Bill Wiatrak. Certificates will be given out and refreshments will be on hand as well. What a great way to wrap up the Summer Reading Program!

 

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ANNUAL SUMMER VARIETY SHOW

Join us Thursday, July 29 at 10:30 am for the Annual Summer Variety Show. Our area librarians will be showing off their talents with puppets, songs and merriment. Fun and laughs are guaranteed! See you at 10:30 am.

 

 

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TROPICAL RAINFOREST PROGRAM

Join us Thursday July 22 at 2:00 pm for a terrific program about the endangered rainforests. Learn intriguing facts in this highly interactive program presented by Texas Master Naturalist Mary Vogas. Recommended for 6 or older.

 

 

 

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I GOT NO STRINGS TO HOLD ME DOWN

 

Unlike Pinocchio, these marionettes do have strings. Come join us Thursday afternoon July 15 at 2:00 pm for a performance of Rumpelstiltskin by Jean Kuecher's Marionette Playhouse. Fun for all!

 

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NOT TOO LATE

You know it's not too late to sign up for any of the three summer reading programs. The Adult, Teen and Children's programs have a spot waiting just for you. So go online at www.hcpl.net and get started. You can also do it while you are at the library. Summer has a lot of days left. So stay cool and read.

THE SOURDOUGH COWBOY VISITS LA PORTE LIBRARY

Hey buckaroos! Join us Thursday, July 1 at 2:00 pm for some songs and stories about early Texas cowboys. This program is presented by Don Sanders better known as the Sourdough Cowboy. Yeehaw!!!

 

 

 

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